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What can you do to motivate a troubled adolescent?

What can you do to motivate a troubled adolescent?

Depends: You have to get to the root of whats troubling them, be able to handle whatever they say, help them work through their troubles, set goals for the future. May need teen counselor to help. ...Read more

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What do you dou when you are a teen trying to cope with a bipolar dad?

What do you dou when you are a teen trying to cope with a bipolar dad?

Seek support: Seek a support group for bi-polar disorder. Seek out understanding family members, friends, clergy and counsellors such as at school. You may need to see a counsellor. Read and study the disease and try to know all that you can so that you understand why those with bi-polar d. O. Do what they do and act as they act. Protect yourself and your family as needed. Empathize and cope. You can do it. ...Read more

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What can you do to stop being a hypochondriac?

What can you do to stop being a hypochondriac?

First step: A great first step is to recognize it, if possible. Psychiatric treatment may also resolve or at least ameliorate this issue (and this is very common! ). ...Read more

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What must parents do to help a cyberbully?

See below: They need to contact the police and show them what is occuring to you on line. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if i'm addicted to adrenaline how can I learn to enjoy relaxing things?

Can you tell me what you suggest if i'm addicted to adrenaline how can I learn to enjoy relaxing things?

Relax: A few ideas: try biofeedback which could help you control your adrenaline. If your 'addiction' means you do extreme sports then talking to a sports psychologist could be helpful to work thru things and come up with strategies. If not, a 'regular' psychologist or therapist could be helpful. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if a child born with brain problem then what can we do for this child's better life?

Can you tell me what you suggest if a child born with brain problem then what can we do for this child's better life?

Too vague to answer: There are many issues that involve a child's brain that have a variety of potential treatments and outcomes. Without better background information, no reasoned answer can be formulated.If you wish, start over , provide specific background and submit a new question.This is not a chat room, and past questions are not linked. ...Read more

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What tips do you have to encourage someone with a mental disorder to take their medication?

What tips do you have to encourage someone with a mental disorder to take their medication?

Honesty and caring.: Mental disorders are difficult to treat in the best of circumstances. Part of the problem is the person may not believe that they have a problem. Give honest feedback about their behavior, mood, thinking; that they do/do not seem like their usual self. Speak honestly, offer to listen if they want to talk about medications or their frustrations. Remember, medications are tools for a better life. ...Read more

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How do you deal with adut add if you are going back to school?

How do you deal with adut add if you are going back to school?

Depends: As any adult going back to school, you should stay organized and ask for help if you need it with tutoring. Do you need medication or not depends on how you are doing, and are you doing everything you can without medication. Check on additudemag.Com for study tips, and talk to your doctor if your grades are suffering after trying other solutions. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to see a therapist without my parents finding out?

Can you tell me how to see a therapist without my parents finding out?

Depending on: Answer to this question is depending on your situation. If you are living alone or with your spouse, and not with your parents. you are free to go see a physician (with your own will). I do not see any reason you have to have a permission. On the other hand, if you live with your parent and you are their dependent, It would be more courteous to discuss your intention with your parents. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good sports for a teen to do to get healthy?

Could you tell me what are good sports for a teen to do to get healthy?

Lots: There are many sports that teens can play to stay healthy. Soccer, basketball, running, and swimming are great aerobic workouts. Tennis, football, softball, and gymnastics are great options too. Sports are a great way to remain healthy and establish a social circle with other teens. Sports teach competition, sportsmanship, and hard work. It is important to pick a sport your teen will enjoy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in a shtf situation what would you do to self-treat a bullet wound?

Can you tell me in a shtf situation what would you do to self-treat a bullet wound?

Wouldn't: all i can tell you is to go see a physician regarding any bullet wound. too many variables to self treat. may need debridement antibiotics etc. also tetanus status needs to be checked ...Read more

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What do you think I should do to help a addict recover so we can marry?

Mutual support helps: Consider attending a meeting of al-anon or nar-anon for the families and friends of alcoholics and addicts. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me some good ways to get someone to intervene in a drug addict's addiction?

Can you please tell me some good ways to get someone to intervene in a drug addict's addiction?

Addiction: Go to an al-anon meeting for support and guidance in how to intervene. Also consider being direct in a caring manner with the person you are concerned with and tell him how much you are worried about him or her and ask him to go for treatment. If he is resistant talk of attending an aa or na meeting. Best. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how do I find a good child psychiatrist?

Can you tell me how do I find a good child psychiatrist?

Multiple ways: Refer to local town listing of child pschiatrist which describes psychatrist background. Search web sight. Consult with pastor or minister and get referral. Ask your local pediatrician/ family doctor for his/her recommendations for a child psychiarist. Consult with a therapist or psychologist for referal of a child psychhatrist. The AACAP identifies child psychiatristnh in your area. ...Read more

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If u are a teenager what's the best sight to learn how to be a doctor?

If u are a teenager what's the best sight to  learn how to be a doctor?

What are you seeking: There is not a specific website ...Webmd is very useful as a research site for information. College and medical school are still the standard. If you are unsure if you want to be a doctor, talk to your pediatrician and see if you can shadow him a few times and see if you like it. ...Read more

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What can you do to tell your loved one you think they may have borderline personality disorder?

What can you do to tell your loved one you think they may have borderline personality disorder?

Don't: If you think your loved one has borderline personality disorder, your labeling it won't help him or her. The label may help you understand some difficult interactions, like unstable times in the relationship, and that all kinds of bad feelings may turn into anger. If you tell a loved one they are borderline, they probably will feel attacked. ...Read more

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Is it appropriate to invite a doctor and Pyschologist to a funeral of a client they treated and how do you do this . Thank you?

Is it appropriate to invite a doctor and Pyschologist to a funeral of a client they treated and how do you do this . Thank you?

Grief process: It is likely that the Doctor and Psychologist know about the funeral of the client and have contacted the family , and made the decision whether to attend the funeral of the client. You can say prayer for this person, show support for the family; and be with the people who can comfort you. ...Read more

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What can you do about an alcoholic parent? How can you help them?

What can you do about an alcoholic parent? How can you help them?

You can't- sort of: What I mean is you can HELP, but they don't recover until THEY want to. What most of us do when a friend, relative or loved one has addiction (or obesity, or smoking or whatever) is nag them, and that ends up doing more harm than good. What we need to do is 1) stop enabling their addiction if we are doing that and 2) tell me we love them (or like them) and we want the best for them. Attend Alanon ...Read more

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How do you talk to a teenager about masturbation?

How do you talk to a teenager about masturbation?

If and when they ask: Unless you feel t is necessary to discuss it with him/her. In which case it is best to just them whether or not they would like to have a talk about masturbation. He/she will either welcome the discussion or else feel too embarassed. Please avoid creating a guilt trip if and when you do talk about it. Please remember that masturbation is perfectly normal for any teenager and is safe sex. ...Read more

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